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It seems Kenyans have been looking for love as 'How To Find Love'  has topped charts. Today Google released Kenya’s Year in Search Lists, an annual look into the year's top trending Google searches revealing queries that had a high spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2021.

The lists range from overall global stories to local top 10 lists of trending topics across sports, music, lifestyle, personalities, news, and more, on “how-to” and “What is?” queries’.

Ms. Sharon Machira, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager in Kenya, said, “Just as Search can help you explore and discover a world of information, there are many ways to explore the year through the lens of Google Search. Google’s 2021 Year in Search Lists compiles the moments, people, topics, events, and places that captured Kenyans’ attention during the year. Search is a useful tool to help people find answers to the biggest questions facing society.”

In the“how to” trending category, “How to find true love” topped the trending search queries while “how to check KCPE and KCSE results came second and third respectively. Kenyans also searched how to register for NHIF via MPESA. Other queries were “how to apply for Kazi Mtaani”, “how to write an application letter”, “how to write a CV”, how to buy tokens and “how to style” braids.

Other local personalities who emerged in the list in numerical order are Deputy President William Ruto, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua, former Attorney General Charles Njonjo, Dagoretti South MP Simba Arati, Africa's fastest man in men's 100m race Ferdinand Omanyala, and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria.

In the trending Global Personalities category, Bobi Wine, Uganda’s opposition leader was the top trending personality, followed by Joe Biden, who was elected as the 46th US President. Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano, who specialises in football transfers was the third trending personality. Other global personalities included Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, Alibaba Founder Jack Ma, US Vice President Kamala Harris, British model Naomi Campbell, Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu, former President of South Africa Jacob Zuma, and American poet Amanda Gorman.

Here are the trending 'How To' of the year.

Trending How to (General)

  1. How to find true love?

  2. How to check KCPE results online

  3. How to check KCSE results

  4. How to pay NHIF via Mpesa

  5. How to reverse Mpesa

  6. How to apply Kazi Mtaani

  7. How to write an application letter

  8. How to write a CV

  9. How to buy tokens

  10. How to style braids

 

Trending How To (Tech)

  1. How to open pdf file

  2. How to open null file

  3. How to open apk file

  4. How to open docx file

  5. How to open bin file

  6. How to check NHIF status

  7. How to hack a WiFi password

  8. How to open zip file

  9. How to open mp3 file

  10. How to download videos from YouTube

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